(ZANIS) First Lady MUTINTA HICHILEMA has handed over five boreholes, 40 desks and food hampers, to communities in Kaoma and Nkeyema districts in Western Province.
Other donated items have been handed over to Luena Barracks community, Luena hospital, and Luena combined Secondary School.
Mrs HICHILEMA made the donation in collaboration with the Zambia Muslim Social Welfare Trust, Mutakamwa Productions Limited and Abantu Manufacturing and Trading.
Western Province Minister KAPELWA MBANGWETA handed over the donated items on behalf of the first lady.
Mrs. HICHILEMA expressed gratitude to the Army Ladies Association of Zambia for promoting community engagement programmes, wooing more stakeholders, who help out the community in Western Province, as the region competes for development with other parts of the country.
She also thanked the Muslim Social Welfare Trust, the Mutakamwa Productions Limited and Abantu Manufacturing and trading for their Corporate Social Responsibility and accepting to take such development to Western Province.
And Muslim Social Welfare Trust Chairperson IDRIS GANGOT said serving humanity has always played a vital role in enhancing progress, adding that the association will endeavour to serve the community as need arise.
Head Teacher for Luena Barracks Combined Secondary School Major OLIVER MULONDA said the donation of desks will go a long way in helping the learners.